** 2016 CANDIDATES—The 2015/2016 SEI Form for Candidates will be available for filing
on December 1. Please check back for forms and more filing information.
• WHO has to file?
the State Ethics Act, candidates (including incumbent candidates) for the following
offices must file a Statement of Economic Interest disclosing certain financial,
professional, and personal information about the candidate and his or her immediate
family. (G.S. 138A-22):
- Lt. Governor
- Council of State
- NC House of Representatives
- NC Senate
- Supreme Court
- Court of Appeals
- Superior Court Judge
- District Court Judge
- District Attorney
- Clerk of Court
o If you are NOT a candidate for one of the offices listed above,
but need to file an SEI, please return to the main page and select the correct SEI
• WHEN is the filing
o 2016 Candidates must file between December 1, 2015 and February
• WHAT form do I file? Use Candidate SEI Forms only!
o If you filed a 2015 SEI with the State Ethics Commission and
you have not had any changes in the information reported, you may file the 2016
Candidate No Change Form.
o You MUST file the Candidate
SEI Long Form IF:
- There are changes since your last 2015 SEI filing, you must file a Candidate Long
- You did not file a 2015 SEI, you must file a Candidate Long Form.
• WHERE do I file? NEW THIS
o All candidates must file their Candidate SEI directly with the NC State
Ethics Commission, not with the Board of Elections.
do I file? Candidates now have 2 filing options
- File Electronically.
The Ethics Commission encourages you to complete the form online and file electronically
using the links below.
on how to obtain an NCID.
- Instructions on using
the web form.
- Manual. Print
the form as instructed below. Complete by hand, sign, and mail or deliver the
form to the Ethics Commission. Keep a copy for your records.